Re: [PATCH] 2.6 SGI Altix I/O code reorganization

From: Patrick Gefre <>
Date: 2004-10-08 01:02:41
Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 6, 2004 1:10 pm, Patrick Gefre wrote:
>>I don't plan on respinning the large patches (unless of course they get out
>>of date). It would be great to get the kill, add and qla patch in so we can
>>move forward and address some these other smaller issues - rather than
>>holding up the larger mods for them.
> I agree, but could you please just 'vi' the 002-add-files patch and remove 
> these?
>  drivers/char/mmtimer.c                          |    1
>  drivers/char/snsc.c                             |   25
>  drivers/ide/pci/sgiioc4.c                       |   23
>  drivers/serial/sn_console.c                     |  214
> They should each be separate cleanup patches.  What I've done in the past is 
> make copies (in this case 5) of the big patch.  Then I edit all of them to 
> include only the hunks I want there.  Hopefully that'll minimize the pain of 
> respinning the big patch (i.e. no respin).  Also, Tony doesn't want to deal 
> with the above files, patches for them should be sent to Andrew as separate 
> mails with lkml in the cc list.

These are not cleanup.

The mmtimer code and sn_console include a file that doesn't exist anymore in the directory included 
- it's moved to somewhere else in the 002 patch.

snsc.c, sgiioc4.c have changes for things that won't exist after this patch is applied.

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